Welcome to the conference: "quality of life in children and adolecent with overweight or obesity" in Bergen, Norway, 19 October 2015 

Note: the venue has changed to Haukeland Hospital, Auditorium B302.
Pre-registration is not needed as the room has plenty of seats. The conference is free of charge. 

This is a pre-conference of the Obesity Research Days in Bergen.  

 

Take part and get up-to-date narrative reviews and participate in fruitful discussion with old and new friends. 

 

Conference language: English.  

 

This conference is sponsored by Sogn og Fjordane University College, Førde Hospital Trust and the University of Bergen. 

Conference chairs

Hege Kristiansen, M.D.

Hege is a specialist in peadiatrics at Førde Central Hospital. She is also doing a PhD related to childhood obesity at the University of Bergen.


Petur Benedikt Juliusson, M.D. PhD. 

Petur is a specialist in peadiatrics at Haukeland Hospital and an a well regarded obesity expert. 


Programme

11:00-11.15 Opening

11:15-12.00 Measuring quality of life in children and adolecents with overweight or obesity - the state of the art. Professor Ronette L. Kolotkin. 

                                                                        12:00-12:45 Break/lunch

12:45-13:30 What do we know about the quality of life in Norwegian children and adolescents with overweight or obesity in non-clinical settings? Associate professor John Roger Andersen. 

                                                                                13:30-13:45 Break

 

13:45-14:30 What do we know the quality of life in Norwegian children and adolescents with overweight or obesity in clinical settings? Associate professor Kirsti Riiser

                                                              14:30-15:00 Plenary discussion

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